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Introduction to Remote Sensing for Wildfire Applications Course - weekly one-hour courses March 31-April 28

A remote sensing course is being offered to land mangers through NASA's Applied Remote Sensing Training program. 

Course Objectives -

Provide an overview of remote sensing, details on how to access and visualize relevant NASA Earth science data, and how to use these data for wildfire applications.

Assist wildfire management professionals in decision-making through the use of NASA data, relevant tools, and assessment methods.

Course Participants -

This course is intended for land managers at the local, state, and federal level, NGOs, international management agencies, and private sector organizations.  Space is limited. Preference will be given to the organization types listed above.

Course Agenda -

Week 2 (April 7): Satellite sensors and products for wildfire applications

Week 3 (April 14): Remote sensing products for pre- and post-fire planning and assessment

Week 4 (April 21): New techniques and technologies

Week 5 (April 28): Terrain data for wildfire applications

Certificates will be provided for those who attend 4 out of 5 weeks and complete all homework assignments.